Electrolyte imbalance

What is Electrolyte imbalance?

Electrolytes play a vital role in maintaining homeostasis within the body. They help to regulate heart and neurological function, fluid balance, oxygen delivery, acid-base balance and much more. Electrolyte imbalances can develop by the following mechanisms: excessive ingestion; diminished elimination of an electrolyte; diminished ingestion or excessive elimination of an electrolyte. The most common cause of electrolyte disturbances is kidney failure.

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What may cause upper leg/hip pain. Sometimes it feels like a groin pull.

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Muscle spasm or electrolyte imbalance is the likely cause

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Hi my father is 66 years of Age and COPD patient with Electrolyte Imbalance problem. From last night, he has an stomach pain and couldn't sleep at...

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Take your Father to Emergency room/hospital.

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I️ started out with canker sores and cold sores. Now my tongue is twitching on one side

Why has that started the doctor I️ saw said I️ had a viral...

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Taking juicy fruits like citrus fruits can help

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